The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PRINCE 2
Rank 27 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing PRINCE2 549 498 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.92% 5.70% 5.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.07% 7.97% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 311 295
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £34.74 £23.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.26% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £23.03 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.25 £29.15 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -6.25%
PRINCE2
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6806 6247 7090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.34% 71.52% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 3470 3387
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 251 313
Average hourly rate £21.82 £29.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.75% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PRINCE2 across the South East region.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PRINCE2
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

PRINCE2 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE2 across the South East region.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PRINCE2
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

PRINCE2 Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

PRINCE2
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PRINCE2 within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 155 £425 +7.59% 20
Hampshire -16 84 £408 +1.87% 28
Surrey -11 81 £413 -2.94% 37
Buckinghamshire +14 80 £389 +7.24% 7
West Sussex +4 37 £353 +1.43% 12
Oxfordshire +3 35 £406 +2.84% 9
Kent +10 26 £450 +28.57% 16
East Sussex -2 23 £350 -6.04% 4
Middlesex +12 15 £484 +1.89%
Sussex - 5 £400 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
PRINCE2
England

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2.

1 583 (51.82%) Project Management
2 347 (30.84%) Finance
3 233 (20.71%) MS Project
4 229 (20.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 228 (20.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 213 (18.93%) ITIL
7 200 (17.78%) Microsoft
8 188 (16.71%) Agile Software Development
9 184 (16.36%) PMI Certification
10 179 (15.91%) MS Excel
11 170 (15.11%) Telecoms
12 152 (13.51%) Security Cleared
13 137 (12.18%) PMP
14 129 (11.47%) SC Cleared
15 115 (10.22%) MS Office
16 112 (9.96%) SharePoint
17 109 (9.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 107 (9.51%) Programme Management
18 107 (9.51%) Degree
19 105 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
20 100 (8.89%) Change Management
21 97 (8.62%) Oracle
21 97 (8.62%) Project Planning
22 96 (8.53%) PRINCE
23 78 (6.93%) Risk Management
24 77 (6.84%) Migration
25 72 (6.40%) Windows
26 69 (6.13%) Service Management
27 68 (6.04%) MS Visio
28 67 (5.96%) SAP

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 112 (9.96%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.80%) Lync
3 8 (0.71%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.53%) MS Project Server
4 6 (0.53%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.36%) GlassFish
6 4 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.36%) Apache
6 4 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.27%) CMS
7 3 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.27%) Drupal
8 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.18%) IIS
9 1 (0.089%) SAS
9 1 (0.089%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.089%) FileNet
9 1 (0.089%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 233 (20.71%) MS Project
2 179 (15.91%) MS Excel
3 115 (10.22%) MS Office
4 68 (6.04%) MS Visio
5 56 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.44%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.27%) SAP Retail
7 3 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.18%) Demantra
8 2 (0.18%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.089%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.089%) Agresso
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.089%) CA Clarity
9 1 (0.089%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.089%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.089%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.71%) Office 365
2 5 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.27%) IaaS
3 3 (0.27%) SaaS
4 2 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.089%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.67%) WAN
2 27 (2.40%) LAN
3 25 (2.22%) Internet
4 21 (1.87%) Firewall
5 20 (1.78%) 4G
6 18 (1.60%) 3G
7 12 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (1.07%) Intranet
7 12 (1.07%) SAN
8 11 (0.98%) LTE
9 10 (0.89%) Wireless
10 9 (0.80%) Broadband
10 9 (0.80%) VoIP
10 9 (0.80%) MPLS
11 8 (0.71%) UMTS
12 7 (0.62%) SMS
13 6 (0.53%) Unified Communications
13 6 (0.53%) SDH
13 6 (0.53%) GPRS
13 6 (0.53%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 9 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (0.62%) Data Mining
6 7 (0.62%) Spotfire
7 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.36%) DataStage
9 4 (0.36%) MS Access
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.18%) Big Data
11 2 (0.18%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.18%) QlikView
11 2 (0.18%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.089%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.089%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (0.36%) StarTeam
2 3 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.18%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (0.18%) JProfiler
3 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.18%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.18%) Introscope
3 2 (0.18%) Toad
4 1 (0.089%) ERwin
4 1 (0.089%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.089%) Oracle APEX
General
1 347 (30.84%) Finance
2 170 (15.11%) Telecoms
3 64 (5.69%) Retail
4 39 (3.47%) Marketing
5 34 (3.02%) Banking
6 26 (2.31%) Automotive
7 25 (2.22%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (1.33%) Electronics
10 12 (1.07%) Advertising
11 10 (0.89%) Local Government
11 10 (0.89%) Spanish Language
11 10 (0.89%) Legal
11 10 (0.89%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.71%) Billing
12 8 (0.71%) Publishing
13 6 (0.53%) French Language
14 5 (0.44%) Back Office
14 5 (0.44%) German Language
15 4 (0.36%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 595 (52.89%) Project Manager
2 142 (12.62%) Analyst
3 76 (6.76%) Programme Manager
4 67 (5.96%) Business Analyst
5 60 (5.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 56 (4.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 51 (4.53%) IT Project Manager
8 45 (4.00%) Technical Manager
9 42 (3.73%) Coordinator
10 41 (3.64%) Senior Manager
11 40 (3.56%) Technical Project Manager
12 39 (3.47%) Senior Project Manager
13 35 (3.11%) PMO Analyst
14 32 (2.84%) Project Coordinator
15 28 (2.49%) Service Manager
15 28 (2.49%) Delivery Manager
16 25 (2.22%) Project Officer
17 23 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
17 23 (2.04%) Architect
18 22 (1.96%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.58%) .NET
2 20 (1.78%) ASP.NET
3 13 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (0.98%) Middleware
5 6 (0.53%) Web Services
5 6 (0.53%) HTML
6 5 (0.44%) XML
6 5 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.36%) SAML
7 4 (0.36%) COM
8 2 (0.18%) JSF
8 2 (0.18%) EDI
8 2 (0.18%) J2EE
8 2 (0.18%) ODBC
8 2 (0.18%) JDBC
9 1 (0.089%) JSP
9 1 (0.089%) CSS
9 1 (0.089%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.089%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.089%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 105 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (5.07%) PMI
3 47 (4.18%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.31%) NHS
5 14 (1.24%) DTV
6 13 (1.16%) N-Tier
7 11 (0.98%) Smart Meter
8 10 (0.89%) FMCG
8 10 (0.89%) Mobile App
9 8 (0.71%) Open Source
9 8 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (0.62%) EPoS
10 7 (0.62%) Replication
10 7 (0.62%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.62%) Data Extraction
11 6 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.53%) CMDB
12 5 (0.44%) Informatics
13 4 (0.36%) Kindle
13 4 (0.36%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 72 (6.40%) Windows
2 21 (1.87%) Linux
2 21 (1.87%) UNIX
3 17 (1.51%) Windows 7
4 12 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (0.71%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.27%) AIX
8 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.18%) Solaris
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.089%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (51.82%) Project Management
2 229 (20.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 213 (18.93%) ITIL
4 188 (16.71%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (9.51%) Programme Management
6 100 (8.89%) Change Management
7 97 (8.62%) Project Planning
8 96 (8.53%) PRINCE
9 78 (6.93%) Risk Management
10 77 (6.84%) Migration
11 69 (6.13%) Service Management
12 67 (5.96%) Scrum
13 65 (5.78%) Waterfall
14 55 (4.89%) CRM
15 50 (4.44%) Service Delivery
16 49 (4.36%) Business Analysis
16 49 (4.36%) Change Control
17 48 (4.27%) E-Commerce
18 46 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
19 44 (3.91%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 60 (5.33%) SQL
2 22 (1.96%) Java
3 21 (1.87%) C#
4 18 (1.60%) C
5 14 (1.24%) PHP
5 14 (1.24%) PL/SQL
6 9 (0.80%) VB
7 4 (0.36%) Perl
8 2 (0.18%) R
8 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.18%) C++
8 2 (0.18%) VBA
9 1 (0.089%) VBScript
9 1 (0.089%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.089%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 228 (20.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 184 (16.36%) PMI Certification
3 152 (13.51%) Security Cleared
4 137 (12.18%) PMP
5 129 (11.47%) SC Cleared
6 109 (9.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 107 (9.51%) Degree
8 41 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
9 38 (3.38%) ISEB
10 33 (2.93%) DV Cleared
11 21 (1.87%) APMP
12 12 (1.07%) CISSP
13 11 (0.98%) HNC
13 11 (0.98%) HND
13 11 (0.98%) CISM
14 10 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (0.62%) CCNA
17 6 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.96%) ISO 9001
2 20 (1.78%) QA
3 19 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.60%) SLA
5 9 (0.80%) P3O
6 8 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.27%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.18%) GxP
10 1 (0.089%) BS15000
10 1 (0.089%) TickIT
10 1 (0.089%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (1.78%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.36%) Shibboleth
5 3 (0.27%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.27%) XenApp
5 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.27%) vSphere
6 1 (0.089%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (0.71%) SCCM
2 7 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.44%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.36%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (0.36%) WMI
5 3 (0.27%) OPNET
5 3 (0.27%) Netcool
5 3 (0.27%) OVSD
5 3 (0.27%) SCOM
6 2 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.18%) nmon
6 2 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 200 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 97 (8.62%) Oracle
3 67 (5.96%) SAP
4 36 (3.20%) Cisco
5 33 (2.93%) VMware
6 25 (2.22%) HP
7 19 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (1.60%) Citrix
9 16 (1.42%) CheckPoint
10 14 (1.24%) Remedy
11 13 (1.16%) IBM
12 10 (0.89%) Guidewire
12 10 (0.89%) Hyperion
13 7 (0.62%) Juniper
13 7 (0.62%) Amdocs
13 7 (0.62%) Blue Coat
14 6 (0.53%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.53%) McAfee
14 6 (0.53%) EMC
15 5 (0.44%) BMC
Hook, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £310 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 2 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £300 - £450 per hour + excellent market rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Rate: £225 - £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Steria
Rate: Up to £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 400 - 450
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: Very competitive package
Posted: 11 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Basingstoke
Orgtel
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 18 days ago